2019 News

NIH chief praises Worcester biotech ecosystem

WORCESTER – The director of the National Institutes of Health told the 34th annual meeting of the Research Bureau on Thursday he’s optimistic that biomedical breakthroughs in several areas are tantalizingly within reach.

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Few policy differences among mayoral hopefuls

WORCESTER – The four candidates for mayor squared off in a fast-paced debate at Mechanics Hall Thursday night, and when all was said and done they ended up sharing more common ground on the issues than differences.

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The next generation of leadership

Back in March, we wrote in this space about how pending retirements among longtime CEOs and executive directors at more than a dozen key businesses and nonprofits like Edward M. Kennedy Health Center in Worcester, the YMCA of Central Mass., Main Street Bank in Marlborough and the Worcester Community Action Council were going to create a leadership vacuum in the region’s business community, especially with the loss of such significant institutional knowledge in such a short period.

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